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Paint experts: equivalent to downpipe?

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wtftodo Mon 06-Jul-20 16:33:13

I need to repaint my kitchen floor. It’s currently painted in F&B Downpipe, but farrow and ball no longer do floor paint so I’m looking at Little Greene instead. Does anyone know whether scree is the closest to downpipe? And are the undertones similar? Worried about accidentally giving the kitchen a green hue, instead.. alternatively I could try going even darker eg lamp black or lead but not sure how that would turn out on a floor.. advice welcome! Thanks

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wtftodo Mon 06-Jul-20 16:35:01

... or, has anyone had floor paint colour matched? Is it possible / advisable?

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FoolsAssassin Mon 06-Jul-20 16:38:09

holmanpaints.co.uk/floor-paints-clear-sealers/311-tikkurila-betolux-akva-is-a-high-performance-durable-interior-floor-paint-for-wood-and-concrete-floors.html

This is what you need and they can colour match for you, just put Farrow and Ball railings into the colour box when you order.

Africa2go Tue 07-Jul-20 17:22:30

Ha! I have just painted a wall F&B Down Pipe this weekend having painted DD's room a couple of weeks ago in LG Scree. I would say they are very similar, same tone, no green hues etc. Can't vouch for what the formula would have been for floor paint, but in terms of comparison now, I'd say they're very close - Scree is a little bit darker, a little richer. FWIW, the LG paint is much better in my humble opinion that F&B.

minipie Tue 07-Jul-20 17:36:45

Little Greene can do colour matching for F&B colours. So just ask them for their floor paint in Downpipe. It may look very slightly different as it’s a different type of paint - you may want to ask them to make a small amount first to check you are happy with the colour.

FoolsAssassin Tue 07-Jul-20 18:41:58

The one I linked is great. Dust dry in 15 mins, can do another coat in 1 hour. So far very tough though early days, I found it recommended on a forum for professional painters , some use it for kitchen units.

I’m so impressed I have bought another from the range to try on kitchen end panels . Holman’s very quick to deliver, ordered new paint Sunday night and here this morning.

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